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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov              Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $5.5 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho—July 27, 2018—During its meeting held in Wallace this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted $5,590,819 in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the Idaho Regional […]

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State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov State Seeks Nominees for Recreation and Tourism Award Lifetime Achievement Award winner will be selected by the Governor.  BOISE, Idaho – July 11, 2018 – Nominations are open for outstanding lifetime achievement in the fields of Idaho recreation and tourism. Governor C.L. “Butch” […]

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Idaho Tourism Joins Five-State International Tourism Co-op

  CONTACT Kim Paulson, PR & Communications Manager Rocky Mountain International kpaulson@RMIMarketing.com 307-637-4977 x 205 Laurie McConnell, Sr. Tourism Communications Specialist Idaho Tourism Laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov 208-287-0781 NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2018 IDAHO TOURISM JOINS MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, AND WYOMING IN REGIONAL INTERNATIONAL TOURISM CO-OP CHEYENNE, Wyoming (May 9, 2018) – The Idaho […]

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Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact:  Laurie McConnell Idaho Department of Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Travel Council Announces May Meeting BOISE, Idaho—Monday, April 23, 2018—The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will meet at the Idaho Capitol Building in the Lincoln Auditorium (700 West Jefferson Street, Boise) on May 1 and 2, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to […]

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Idaho Commerce Opens 2018 Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release  Contact:  Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Commerce Opens 2018 Application for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program BOISE, Idaho—Tuesday, February 20, 2018—The Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development is accepting applications for the Idaho Regional Travel & Convention Grant Program for the 2018 grant […]

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Special Meeting

MEDIA ALERT  Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces Special Meeting  BOISE, Idaho—Tuesday, February 13, 2018—The Idaho Travel Council (ITC) will conduct a meeting via conference call on Wednesday, February 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Mountain Time). During the call, the Idaho Travel Council will consider a grantee scope of […]

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2017 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Honors Debbie Dane

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Commerce – Tourism Development 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov 2017 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism Honors Debbie Dane COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho—October 18, 2017—Debbie Dane received the 2017 Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Recreation and Tourism at the opening reception for the Idaho Conference on Recreation and […]

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Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism Convenes in Coeur d’Alene October 17-19

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism Convenes in Coeur d’Alene October 17-19 BOISE, Idaho–Tuesday, October 3, 2017–The Idaho Conference on Recreation and Tourism (ICORT) will be held at the Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn in Coeur d’Alene from October 17-19, 2017.  Organizers […]

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Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Tourism Receives National Award at Annual ESTO Conference BOISE, Idaho – August 31, 2017 – The Idaho Department of Commerce – Tourism Development received high praise this week at the annual ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, […]

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Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 laurie.mcconnell@tourism.idaho.gov Idaho Travel Council Announces Annual Grant Awards Over $5 Million Awarded for Tourism Promotion BOISE, Idaho—August 9, 2017—During its meeting held in McCall this week, the Idaho Travel Council (ITC) granted over $5 million in tourism marketing funding to non-profit organizations through the […]

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